Matthew  Christopher, MD, PhD

Matthew Christopher, MD, PhD

Bone Marrow Transplant Specialist, Medical Oncologist

Primary Academic Title

Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Division of Oncology, Section of Leukemia and Bone Marrow Transplant, Washington University School of Medicine

Clinical Expertise

Leukemia, bone marrow transplant

Research Interest

Our focus in the lab is to use a variety of techniques, including animal models, culture of primary patient samples, and CRISPR/Cas9-based gene editing


  • 2010: MD, Washington University, St. Louis
  • 2010: PhD, Washington University


  • 2010 - 2012: Resident, internal medicine, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis
  • 2013 - 2016: Fellow, hematology/oncology, Washington University, St. Louis

Board Certification

  • 2013: American Board of Internal Medicine
  • 2016 : American Board of Internal Medicine, oncology

Selected Research Publications

Flotetuzumab and other T-cell immunotherapies upregulate MHC class II expression on acute myeloid leukemia cells.
  • Rimando JC, Chendamarai E, Rettig MP, [...] Christopher M, [...] DiPersio JF
  • Blood 2023
Tumor suppressor function of WT1 in acute promyelocytic leukemia.
  • Christopher MJ, Katerndahl CDS, LeBlanc HR, [...] Ley TJ
  • Haematologica 2022
Immunosuppression and outcomes in adult patients with de novo acute myeloid leukemia with normal karyotypes.
  • Ferraro F, Miller CA, Christensen KA, [...] Christopher MJ, [...] Ley TJ
  • Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2021
Genome Sequencing as an Alternative to Cytogenetic Analysis in Myeloid Cancers.
  • Duncavage EJ, Schroeder MC, O'Laughlin M, [...] Christopher MJ, [...] Spencer DH
  • N Engl J Med 2021

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Contact Information

  • St. Charles County

    150 Entrance Way
    St. Peters, MO 63376

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